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BBA LL.B. (Hons.)

Start Date

16 -Aug-2021
End Date
31 July 2026
Duration
5 Years

Programme Fee (Yearly)

Rs. 6 Lacs

BBA LL.B. (Hons.)

Course Structure

The BBA LL.B (Hons) Curriculum at JGLS consists of compulsory and elective courses of maximum one semester’s strength. The compulsory courses are designed to ensure that every student gains a sufficient grounding in the fundamental branches of the law, as well as satisfying applicable requirements for admission to practice; the elective courses provide an opportunity to develop particular interests and to deepen understanding.

Each full semester course is worth 4 credits (with the exception of elective courses worth 4 to 1 credits), with 40 credits per year being the minimum full-time load adopted by the University. The normal full-time load in each semester is therefore 20 credits. Students may choose to take on a higher load subject to the prior consent of the Office of Academic Affairs. In no event shall the load for any semester be in excess of 28 credits.

In order to be awarded a BBA LL.B (Hons) degree, students must be awarded no less than 208 credits in total, distributed as follows:

  • Two English language courses, worth 8 credits in aggregate
  • At least 12 compulsory courses in business, management, commerce and social sciences subjects, worth 48 credits in aggregate;
  • At least 20 compulsory courses in law, worth 80 credits in aggregate;
  • At least 14 elective courses (including 8 courses undertaken in pursuance of an honours degree), worth 56 credits in aggregate;
  • 4 compulsory clinical courses, worth 16 credits in aggregate.

Students may be awarded credits for undertaking co-curricular activities which allow them to develop legal reasoning skills and enhance their understanding of the law. Credits earned on account of permissible co-curricular activity will count towards the total 208 credits required to be awarded a BBA LL.B (Hons.) degree.

Optional Credits

  • Teaching Assistantships:  Maximum of 8 Credits
  • Independent Research: Maximum of 6 Credits
  • Semester Exchange Programmes: Maximum of 24 Elective Credits
  • Summer/ Winter School: Maximum of 6 Credits
  • Membership in the Law Review (Jindal International and Comparative Law Review): Maximum of 6 Credits

Course Curriculum

1st Year

Semester 1

  • Legal Methods
  • Law of Torts including Consumer Protection Law
  • Management Principles and Practice
  • English I
  • Foundations of Social Science I 

Semester 2

  • Law of Contract I
  • Business Mathematics
  • Business Psychology and Organizational Behaviour
  • English II
  • Foundations of Social Science II

2nd Year

Semester 3

  • Law of Contract II
  • Economics I
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Property Law
  • Law of Crimes
  • Marketing Management

Semester 4

  • Corporate Finance
  • Family Law I
  • Economics II
  • Constitutional Law I
  • Gender and Society
  • Criminal Procedure Code, Juvenile Justice Act, and Probation of Offenders Act

3rd Year

Semester 5

  • Jurisprudence
  • Civil Procedure Code and Law of Limitation
  • Family Law II
  • Constitutional Law II
  • Company Law I
  • Elective Course (Liberal Discipline)

Semester 6

  • Company Law II
  • Public International Law
  • Law of Evidence
  • Administrative Law and the Regulatory State
  • Moot Court and Trial Advocacy
  • Elective Course (Liberal Discipline)

4th Year

Semester 7

  • Environmental Law
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Law of Taxation I
  • Law of Banking
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Law Elective

Semester 8

  • Law of Taxation II
  • International Trade Law
  • Human Rights Law and Theory
  • Drafting, Pleading, and Conveyancing
  • Labour Law I

5th Year

Semester 9

  • Labour Law II
  • Private International Law
  • Interpretation of Statutes and Judicial Process
  • Law Elective

Semester 10

  • Professional Ethics and Bar-Bench Relations
  • Law Elective
  • Law Elective

Note: These courses and the semesters in which they are taught may be subject to change from time to time.